From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Wilson, Arthur H.

(born: 1915) 

Arthur H. Wilson was the first African American hired by the City of Maysville, KY, and by the Maysville Fire Department. The assignment was only temporary until the regular employee returned from the service. For more see Human Rights News, Oct. 1961, p. 4, col. B.

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